17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Upside Down Praying Mantis

A praying mantis hangs upside down from a plant in wait to ambush its prey, who come to visit the flowers. Shot at the state park near my home.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Newtown, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 80D
Copyright: © David Lamb